The Wilmington Children's Museum welcomed a new Executive Director in July. With a few weeks experience under his belt, WHQR's Megan Williams stopped by to learn more about this newcomer's vision for the museum.
Wilmington, NC – Wal-Mart says a stoplight put the breaks on a proposed store for Market Street in Ogden.
The 200,000 square foot store was planned for a stretch of Market Street near Dunbar Road in Ogden.
Wal-Mart spokesperson Tara Stewart tells WHQR that a stoplight couldn't be secured for the area, that along with issues surrounding Wilmington's moratorium on sewer hookups forced the company to abandon the project.
Wilmington, NC – The National Weather Service estimates four to five inches of rain fell on parts New Hanover county Tuesday, flooding intersections and shorting out traffic lights.
A blocked storm drain closed the 3rd Street on-ramp to the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge for several hours, backing up traffic down 3rd Street and forcing drivers like Larry Dew of Harvest Table Ministries into stop-and-go traffic.
Wilmington, NC – Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo delivered an update Tuesday on the convention center planned for downtown Wilmington.
Saffo says a development agreement will be made within the next two months.
Opponents of the convention center say there will not be enough business to support it, leaving the city stuck with the bills. But Saffo says having the project paid for with an occupancy tax is better than using general tax money.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Pentair Inc. on Tuesday cut its earnings outlook for the third and fourth quarters, sending its shares down as much as 10 percent, as weakness in the housing market took a toll on its swimming pool equipment business.